• Commission clears acquisition of control of Caverion by Triton (M.11049) - Midday Express
  • Commission clears acquisition of Kassø by European Energy and Mitsui (M.11220Midday Express
  • Commission clears acquisition of National Instrument by Emerson Electric (M.11139) - Midday Express
  • Commission's package to cut red tape for merging businesses enters into force - Midday Express
  • Competition policy brief - Issue 2 - September 2023
  • Germany - Bundeskartellamt - List of Notified Merger Projects
  • Greece - Fines of EUR 373.943,38 to rapid test product companies following a Dispute Settlement Procedure.
  • France: Agrifood : The Autorité de la concurrence takes note of the decision taken by the Euralis and Maïsadour groups to withdraw their plans to create a joint venture in the fattened duck sector
  • Romania - The Competition Council has authorised the transaction by which Egeria TM S.R.L. intends to take over Psihoreliconstruct S.R.L.


  • Authorisation for State aid pursuant to Articles 107 and 108 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union - Cases where the Commission raises no objections


  • Proposal for a Council Decision on the position to be taken on behalf of the European Union in the Association Committee in Trade configuration established by the Association Agreement between the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community and their Member States, of the one part, and the Republic of Moldova, of the other part as regards the modification of Annex XXVIII-B (Rules applicable to telecommunication services) and Annex XXVIII-C (Rules applicable to postal and courier services) to that Agreement
  • Draft Minutes of the 16th Project Group on the EU Single Window Environment for Customs - Examination and concretisation of the Business-toGovernment (B2G) dimension and functionality - 20 June 2023
  • WTO - The 2023 Public Forum will explore how trade and the WTO can help create a greener and more sustainable future
  • Dutch Foreign Minister: Greece makes EU China policy ‘difficult’


  • Answer given by Mr Wojciechowski to a MEP written question - ‘Cuba’ geographical indication
  • Commission splits from rogue Commissioner as clock ticks on crucial Ukraine ban decision


  • Ukraine Energy Support Fund performs an onsite verification process in OdesaGas - Energy Community
  • Winter is coming: Reviewing Ukrainian gas storage and transmission systems under stress scenarios - Energy Community
  • Brussels showdown brews with Paris and Berlin over lavish energy subsidies - Survey seen by POLITICO signals EU executive is out to ensure that emergency government support to companies ends in December -


  • Agenda for: Working Party on Environment - 5, 6, 7 and 8 September 2023
  • EEA Management Board gets a new chairperson today as André Weidenhaupt takes over from Laura Burke at the end of her term
  • UK watchdog proposes not classifying key battery material as toxic - Industry executives say stance on lithium chemicals should bolster investment in electric vehicle supply chain - Financial Times


  • COVID-19: The Commission has authorised the Comirnaty XBB.1.5-adapted COVID-19 vaccine, developed by BioNTech-Pfizer - IP/23/4301
  • EFSA - Preparatory work for the update of the tolerable upper intake levels for manganese
  • EFSA - Partnerships with Member States: enhancing cooperation for EU food safety risk assessment
  • EFSA - Annual assessment of Echinococcus multilocularis surveillance reports submitted in 2023 in the context of Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2018/772
  • Answer given by Mr Breton to a MEP written question - Health risks associated with some wireless devices
  • WTO - Committee on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures - Notification - Türkiye - Plastic materials and articles in contact with food - Addendum



  • EU-Moldova “Roam like at Home” closer to reality - The Commission adopted today a proposal to incorporate roaming into the EU-Moldova Association Agreement - IP/23/4306
  • Commission opens "Digital Europe Programme" to Türkiye
  • ETNO and KTOA joint statement on the internet ecosystem
  • Brussels patent revamp imperils Europe’s mobile industry - Letter from Liren Chen, President and Chief Executive, InterDigital, Conshohocken, PA, US


  • Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on horizontal cybersecurity requirements for products with digital elements and amending Regulation (EU) 2019/102 - Mandate for negotiations with the European Parliament
  • Answer given by Vice-President Šefčovič to a MEP written question - Conformity of emissions data storage with GDPR
  • The ENISA publishes a report on the "subsea cable ecosystem" and highlights today’s major cybersecurity challenges


  • Council Recommendations of 14 July 2023 on the 2023 National Reform Programme of the EU Member States and delivering a Council opinion on their respective 2023 Stability Programme
  • NextGenerationEU: ten Member States request loan support under the Recovery and Resilience Facility - see the Overview of Member States’ loan requests received by the Commission by 31 August 2023
  • NextGenerationEU: Poland submits request to modify recovery and resilience plan and add a REPowerEU chapter - Midday Express
  • NextGenerationEU: Croatia submits request to modify recovery and resilience plan and add a REPowerEU chapter - Midday Express
  • NextGenerationEU: Hungary submits request to modify recovery and resilience plan and add a REPowerEU chapter - Midday Express
  • Eurozone core inflation edges down ahead of crunch ECB decision - Underlying and headline figures at 5.3% as central bank debates whether to continue raising rates - Financial Times


  • European Heritage Days: “Living Heritage” celebrating cultural traditions and skills - IP/23/4305


  • Gabon: Statement by High Representative Josep Borrell following events in the country
  • Statement by the spokesperson of Charles Michel, President of the European Council, regarding Armenia and Azerbaijan
  • Informal Foreign Affairs Council (Gymnich): Press remarks by HR/VP Josep Borrell at the press conference and upon arrival
  • Answer given by HR/VP Borrell i Fontelles to a MEP written question - Need for immediate support for the Armenians in Nagorno-Karabakh / Artsakh
  • Answer given by HR/VP Borrell i Fontelles to a MEP written question - Developments in Nagorno-Karabakh and escalating tensions between Armenia and Azerbaijan
  • EU is working on plans to sanction Niger coup leaders - HR/VP Borrell


  • Ukraine: mutual recognition of judgments between the EU and Ukraine comes into force today under the Hague Convention